Jump to content



Photo

Virtual box problem


  • Please log in to reply
6 replies to this topic

#1 sikhwarrior

sikhwarrior

    Neowinian

  • Joined: 13-February 10

Posted 12 January 2013 - 16:34

Im running ubuntu 12.10 and using virtual box with windows 7 to run windows specfic software and i am trying to connect a usb but i get this error " VirtualBox is not currently allowed to access USB devices. You can change this by adding your user to the 'vboxusers' group. Please see the user manual for a more detailed explanation." can anyone help me out on this please


#2 farmeunit

farmeunit

    The other white meat.

  • Tech Issues Solved: 2
  • Joined: 05-May 03
  • Location: Branson, MO USA

Posted 12 January 2013 - 16:53

Did you add your user to that group? I don't have Ubuntu up and running right now, but http://maketecheasie...untu/2012/07/30

#3 +bman

bman

    Neowinian Senior

  • Tech Issues Solved: 1
  • Joined: 03-January 03
  • Location: Ottawa, Ontario
  • OS: Windows 8.1 & Android

Posted 12 January 2013 - 16:58

You need to add Guest Additions to it.

http://www.virtualbo...anual/ch04.html

#4 OP sikhwarrior

sikhwarrior

    Neowinian

  • Joined: 13-February 10

Posted 12 January 2013 - 17:04

Already have got that user added, even checked properties my account is signed to it.

Already have guest additions installed.

#5 insanelyapple

insanelyapple

    Neowinian

  • Joined: 23-December 06
  • Location: Biggest village in Europe

Posted 12 January 2013 - 17:13

This is obvious but... did you log off and log in again/rebooted?

#6 OP sikhwarrior

sikhwarrior

    Neowinian

  • Joined: 13-February 10

Posted 12 January 2013 - 18:45

Yeah its working now after turning it all off

#7 medhunter

medhunter

    Muslim Emergency physician

  • Joined: 19-June 11
  • Location: Egypt
  • OS: Win 7 SP1 Home Premium , Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Xubuntu 13.04
  • Phone: Sony Sola

Posted 12 January 2013 - 22:37

It gave me some headache to set it up, especiallly due to the headers thing
Used KVM later and was good.Just works.But no USB ofcourse



Click here to login or here to register to remove this ad, it's free!